Webb Students to Present at National Paleo Conference
This week seven Webb students, Alf Museum Collections Manager Gabe Santos, and Alf Museum Director Dr. Don Lofgren will attend the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology (SVP) meeting in Calgary in order to participate in various research presentations. At SVP, students will see research presentations by paleontologists from all over the world and thus experience how recently complied scientific data is disseminated to the scientific community.
Webb students were coauthors on two abstracts: 1) “Mammalian biostratigraphy of high elevation Tertiary strata in the Gravelly Range of SW Montana,” by D. Lofgren, D. Hanneman, J, Bibbens ‘18, B. Kong ‘18, and A, Tarakji ’18; and 2) “A new azhdarchid pterosaur from the Kaiparowits Formation of southern Utah,” by N. Carroll, A. Farke, S. Chai ‘17, and A. Oei ‘18.
The Webb seniors attending are: J. Bibbens, A. Tarakji, P. Raus, E. Lee, A. Bi, K. Henry, and B. Kong.
The paleontological research program at Webb continues to flourish as 58 Webb students have now coauthored a paper published in a paleontological research journal. Of the total number of 34 papers that have appeared, 22 were published in the last five years. The Webb Schools is the only high school in the United States with a nationally accredited natural history museum on its campus.
Join the conversation. The Spring/Summer issue of WEBB Magazine is in the mail and on its way to you. In it we explore Webb’s new innovative curriculum—an educational experience being talked about across the country. From the newly invigorated core curriculum that includes The American Idea and Evolutionary Biology, to the ONLY AT WEBB series of Honors and Advanced Studies courses featuring Advanced Studies in Biotechnology and Honors Ethics & Modern Global Affairs—the Webb program is engaging students in field study and independent research work like never before.
The Webb Schools is pleased to offer a live stream for both the Vivian Webb School and Webb School of California Commencement Ceremonies on June 2, 2018. The events are available below, and will be concurrently streaming on Webb's Facebook page as well as the schools' Livestream.com page.